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What to expect

A world of opportunity awaits you at the Rotary Convention

At our 2018 convention, thousands of Rotarians from every corner of the globe will harness the power of their ingenuity to shape our world into something greater.

Whether it’s a chance meeting over coffee that leads to a new project partner, or a speaker who touches your heart and moves you to take action, you’ll find inspiration all around you. Take advantage of opportunities to explore new cultures and fresh perspectives at preconvention events, unofficial affiliated events, and Rotary- and host-ticketed activities.

Ideas that make an impact

Interact with people and ideas that are transforming lives. Discover insightful perspectives from world-renowned speakers, engage in stimulating breakout sessions, and explore innovative solutions to community problems at the House of Friendship.

Relationships that last a lifetime

Whether you’ve just joined Rotary or you’re an experienced member, our annual convention is an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself into diverse cultures and develop rich relationships. Connect with influential peers from across the globe and deepen your friendships with kindred spirits who share your desire for meaningful action.

Knowledge that strengthens your community

The opportunities for learning are endless. You’ll hear about new approaches and strategies for successful projects, uncover ways to attract and engage members in your area, and bring home a renewed passion that will inspire your club members.

Fun that you’ll never forget

The Host Organization Committee is busy arranging unforgettable activities and events for the entire Rotary family. Plan now to attend Ribfest on Wednesday, 27 June 2018. The festivities will culminate in a concert performed by a special artist you won’t want to miss.

Visit the Host Organization Committee site

Downtown Toronto is home to some of North America’s most popular attractions, including the soaring CN Tower, the Royal Ontario Museum, Ripley’s Aquarium, and Hockey Hall of Fame — as well as a wide array of restaurants, unique art galleries, and a thrilling entertainment district.

Visit the Toronto Convention and Visitors Association